According to Deadline.com, Broadway director Jason Moore has signed on to direct Universal and Gold Circle Films' 'Pitch Perfect.' As described by Deadline, the film is 'a musical comedy set in the world of college a cappella groups.'
The movie will feature a screenplay by Kay Cannon, and is based on Mickey Rapkin's nonfiction book of the same title.
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Moore most recently directed the ACT production of Tales of the City in San Francisco. His additional theatre credits include: on Broadway, Shrek The Musical (Outer Critics and Drama Desk nominations for Best Director), Avenue Q (Tony nomination for Best Director) and Steel Magnolias. Carnegie Hall: Jerry Springer -The Opera. West End: Avenue Q. Off-Broadway: Speech and Debate (Roundabout Theatre Company), Avenue Q (Vineyard), Guardians (The Culture Project) and The Crumple Zone (Rattlestick). Regional: Tales of the City (American Conservatiory Theatre); Associate directing: Les Misérables (Broadway, USA tour) and Ragtime (Vancouver). Writer: The Floatplane Notebooks (Charlotte Repertory Theatre). Television: episodes of Dawson's Creek, Everwood, One Tree Hill and Brothers and Sisters. Jason has a BS in performance studies from Northwestern University
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